Birthday Time for Darrell

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Our birthdays are feathers in the broad wing of time. Jean Paul It’s Darrell’s birthday. He’s gathered quite a few of those feathers in that broad wing of time. And we’ve shared most of those years together. He says he doesn’t expect a big celebration, and he didn’t have one today with a doctor’s appointment taking up his morning and …

The Birthday Fun Winners Are…

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My Birthday Giveaway is over, but I get to post one more cute birthday cake picture. 🙂 Thanks so much to all of you who entered and extra thanks to those of you who shared about great birthdays you’ve had or just the ordinary birthday treats that made your day special. Birthdays are the perfect time to be extra good …

“A Day that Belongs to Me”

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The birthday craze continues with my annual birthday giveaway. An extra plus is that I get to poke through my pictures to find some cute birthday cakes. My daughter-in-law is very inventive with the kids’ cakes and when this granddaughter asked for a dog cake a few years ago, she created a cake with a doghouse, a dog, and dog …

Sparky, the Seeing-Eye Cat

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If you got my newsletter last week, then you won’t be surprised that I have cat stories and more cat stories now. I’m having a New Book Celebration Giveaway for Murder at the Courthouse along with celebrating my upcoming birthday as well. Those birthdays speed up on me these days. When I was kid and waiting for my aunt, who was …

Do You Remember Sixteen?

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The best substitute for experience is being sixteen. (Raymond Duncan) Ahh, do you remember those special birthdays when you were a kid? Some birthdays just burn into your memory. I remember thirteen because I thought finally, I was a teenager. Twelve was such a boring number. Like being on the verge of something wonderful that you could almost glimpse up …

Birthday Stories and Flowers

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Birthdays can be like flowers, lovely and bright, different even as they come on the same day year after year. The birthday stories some of you have been sending me are the same. Some of you have birthdays where not much fuss is made, maybe cake and ice cream. Others of you have had parties and special vacations and surprises. …

Stories to Celebrate and Prizes to Win

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“Nobody can be uncheered with a balloon.” ~A.A. Milne Have you ever had balloons on your birthday? Balloons just seem to say let’s celebrate. Just ask Winnie the Pooh. That old bear can float around with a balloon and enjoy every day, birthday or not.  So today here are some balloons to get us in the birthday mood and to …

Love Comes Home – Friends, Family and Fun

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             “I’m late, I’m late for a very important date!”  That’s what I am with this blog post – late like the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. But this weekend was a time when I was rushing around like that white rabbit trying to do everything and then some. That’s when I should listen …

Christmas at Harmony Hill Celebration Giveaway

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I sent out a newsletter Sunday. If you’re on my newsletter list you already know about my new celebration giveaway, but if you’re not, you can find out about it here.  I’m celebrating my birthday and the September release of Christmas at Harmony Hill by giving away some prizes. The book is in stores and available online. I do hope you will …